REMOTE SENSING FIELD TECHNICIAN
Watershed Sciences, Portland or Corvallis, Oregon
Closes: April 22, 2011
About Watershed Sciences:
Watershed Sciences Inc is an Oregon-based company with offices in Portland and Corvallis. We specialize in remote sensing, image analysis, data processing, and
hydrology. We collect airborne data including LiDAR, thermal infrared and digital multi-spectral imagery, as well as perform ground and bathymetric surveys.
This is a unique opportunity perfect for someone who enjoys the excitement and challenges of a dynamic work environment. The responsibilities for this position
encompass all aspects of LiDAR and other remote sensing data acquisitions. The position will support airborne data collection operations throughout the U.S. and requires extensive travel with field rotations lasting up to two weeks in duration throughout the year.
Watershed Sciences offers competitive benefits packages including health and retirement plans. Salary will be commensurate with education and work experience. This announcement will be filled in our Portland or Corvallis office depending upon chosen candidate.
We are looking for an individual with the ability to be successful working independently, as well as, in a team setting. The ideal candidate is self-motivated with excellent decision making and problem solving abilities, computer proficiency, and an interest in GIS and remote sensing. An understanding of geospatial concepts and GPS survey methods is a desired, but not mandatory as on-the-job training will be provided to the employee.
Prior experience with field data collection is also a benefit. Successful applicants will be comfortable flying in a small fixed-wing aircraft over diverse topography. Consequently, an airplane ride along may be scheduled in the interview process.
A successful candidate will have a 4-year degree from a physical/ biological science, engineering program or related field with a minimum GPA of 3.5. A valid driver's license is required.
Please send letter of interest, resume with references, and salary history (in MS Word format) to:
No Phone calls, please. Incomplete applications will not be considered.